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Microchips available for $10 at pet expo

Allen County SPCA announced it will offer $10 microchips at the Northern Indiana Pet Expo 11 a.m.-5 p.m. April 20-21 at Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.Microchips are offered through a grant from the Petco Foundation. Microchips are injected under the animal's skin, at the back of the neck, ...

The Rant

<i>The Rant is The News-Sentinel's anonymous sound-off forum. The readers' views expressed here do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of The News-Sentinel. </i><br>We will never stop the violence if prison is the only punishment. We need ...

Military news

<center>Air National Guard</center> <br>* Airman 1st Class Brett W. Luithly graduated from the Water and Fuel Systems Apprentice Course at Sheppard Air Force Base, Wichita Falls, Texas. He is the son of Chris and Serena Luithly of Roanoke and a 2012 ...

Divorces

GRANTED MARCH 3-8, 2013* Gregory A. Baugher and Carol L. Baugher* Christine M. Hedstrom and Timothy P. Hedstrom* Holli M. Murphy and Johnny J. Murphy* Matthew Lee Lackey and Debra Lynn Lackey* Lanna Mekianov and Todor Mekainov* Alana Delong and Michael Delong* Lori Hughes and Aldo Gonzalez* ...

Tip of the hat

Hats off to the Woodlan boys basketball coaches for a great season. We have appreciated your leadership and mentoring of these fine young players on and off the court.Thank you to the angel in front of me at the drive-up at Arby's Coventry on Feb. 27 for paying for my lunch meal. I was on my ...

TV Diary

Anyone out there watching "All-Star Celebrity Apprentice?" No matter if you like The Donald or not, the show's a ratings success for NBC, which badly needs help in that area.This go-round features former firees, such as Penn Jillette, Lil Jon, Marilu Henner, Gary Busey, Trace Adkins, Stephen ...

Family gets 400 hamburger patties from beef

A nice sunny day in March although the thermometer shows 25 degrees this morning. We have all the meat from our beef either in cans or in the freezer. My husband, Joe, was home several days last week.On Thursday night and Friday he made more than 400 hamburger patties to put in the freezer. We ...

Pressure cooker makes risotto a fast and easy dish

Pressure cookers never really did much for me. They seemed fussy - and scary! All those stories about explosions ...Then I used one to make a risotto, a dish that by definition is tedious to make. I was blown away. It simplified the process and - most impressively - sped it up. What normally ...

Enjoy fine food and wine while helping ballet

Fort Wayne Ballet invites the community to A Toast to Downtown, an evening of fine foods and wine that raises funds for the ballet. Club Soda will provide food and a cash bar, DeBrand will provide chocolates and Cap n' Cork will provide wines. The event is 5:30-8 p.m. April 19 at The History ...

Francine’s Friends locations

Francine's Friends Mobile Mammography locations for April:* Today, Scott's Food & Pharmacy, 10230 Chestnut Plaza Drive* Tuesday, Kroger, 601 E. Dupont Road* Wednesday, LaGrange County Health Department, 304 N. Townline Road* Friday, Lazer X, 244 Fernhill Ave.* Saturday, Christian New ...

TV Diary

What's up at NBC these days? Certainly not the ratings. They've got late-night host wars and now early-morning host wars.Jay Leno's contract is up in 2014 and NBC is trying to line up a successor - a proven ratings winner who can step in and take over "The Tonight Show." Oh, yeah, that's ...

Hit the road

Staying home at spring break, or reading this from your vacation destination?Either way, you still can put on your shoes and stride into National Walking Day on Wednesday.Heart disease is the No. 1 killer in the United States, the American Heart Association said in a news release. Getting as ...

Community support

<center>Foellinger releases grant funds</center> <br>The Foellinger Foundation Board of Directors approved these grants: Allen County Public Library, $895,000; Boys & Girls Club of Fort Wayne, $85,000; Crossroad Child and Family Services, ...

School news

<center>College</center> <br>* The University of Saint Francis is listed on the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service.* Manchester University announced Jennifer Shepherd of ...

Take care of lovely Easter lilies

Many of our holidays throughout the year are made special by plants of all sorts, such as the poinsettia and amaryllis at Christmas and the pumpkin, whose fruit is made into jack-o'-lanterns at Halloween.On Valentine's Day, lovers give roses to that special someone and, if you want to have the ...